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TCDSB Celebrates Latin-Hispanic Canadian Heritage Month

October is Latin-Hispanic month

"Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Sprit in the bond of peace."


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WHEREAS Hispanic Canadians are committed to preserving their rich heritage and language while contributing to the growth and development of the City of Toronto and our Canadian mosaic in the fields of art, music, literature, film, economics, science, sport, medicine, education and public life;
WHEREAS Hispanic Canadian Heritage Month provides the 23 Latin- Hispanic countries with the opportunity to share information with other Diasporas within the context of Catholic Gospel values throughout the Toronto Catholic District School Board, while preserving their language, diverse cultures and traditions.
WHEREAS Hispanic Canadian Heritage Month demonstrates the TCDSB’s commitment to equity and inclusive education through curriculum initiatives, student success programs, parental engagement, professional learning and community activities;
WHEREAS the Government of Ontario has enacted Bill 28:  An Act to proclaim the month of October as Hispanic Heritage Month;
WHEREAS The City of Toronto formally declared October as "Hispanic Heritage Month" for the entire City for future years.
NOW BE IT RESOLVED that the Toronto Catholic District School Board proclaims the month of October as Hispanic Canadian Heritage Month
Rory McGuckin, Director of Education  Maria Rizzo, Chair of the Board

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